The paper is about everything regarding the Black Panther Party in Illinois, Chicago such as how and where
they originated, what was their mission, the makeup of their demographic and who they catered to,
public/government perception of the party, government suppression of the party, and the reason behind their
disbursement. Also discuss how their ideals would be perceived in modern times, and if/how public perception
of the party has shifted over time.
Engagement with sources–do you use your sources not only to provide factual information but do you also
analyze what they say, compare them to each other, and in other ways engage critically with them?
Presence of a thesis and a conclusion–does your paper ultimately make an argument about the importance
of viewing The 1960s through the lens you’ve chosen?
Creativity–did you find interesting and inventive ways to explore your topic?
Clarity and Organization–does your paper have a good level of detail and is your information laid out in a way
that makes sense? That is, do your different paragraphs build on each other and occur in an order that
enhances the paper?